Updated March 12, 2009
Cottonwood City Council meets
The Cottonwood City Council voted to continue the Cottonwood Community Cleanup program again this year at their March meeting Monday, March 9. . . .
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Missoula Children's Theatre wrap-up
The 2009 Missoula Children's Theatre now has past with the production of Pinocchio on Friday, March 6. . . .
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Middle School receives book donations
Thanks to John and Mary Funke, Prairie Middle School received two class sets of books. . . .
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Chocolate Fantasy is Saturday
Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic School will host its 15th annual Chocolate Fantasy Auction fund-raiser Saturday, March 14, at the Grangeville Elks Lodge.  Doors will open at 6 p.m. for sipping champagne, tasting the delectables and bidding on silent auction items. The live auction will begin at 7:30.. . .
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Ski Skoop
March is definitely going out like a lion.  Cottonwood Butte Ski Area has benefited in the form of snow. . . .
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Scouting news
On January 24, Boys Scouts of Troop 638 attended a “Merit Badge University” at LCSC in Lewiston to work on the merit badges of their choice. . . .
Pack 638 will be having their annual Pinewood Derby this Saturday, March 14th at 1:00pm at the Cottonwood Community Hall. . . .
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Shumway eligible for scholarship
Kyler Shumway of Prairie High School is among the 400 Idaho high school juniors who have been named Boise State Capital Scholars this spring and eligible to receive a renewable $1,000 scholarship for up to five years to attend Boise State University through the Boise State Capital Scholars academic achievement program. . . .
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3 shoot perfect 25's
irst there was snow, then wind and what do you know???  Sunny blue skies. . . .
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Pirates take 2nd at State
The Prairie Pirates beat Cascade and Hagerman to advance to the state championship where they faced, and lost to, Genesee for the fourth time this year. . . .
At the bottom of this page is the baseball schedule. . . .
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Six chosen for All-Star game
Four Prairie and two Summit basketball players have been chosen for the District All-Star game . . .
Also on this page is the softball schedule for the 2009 season. . . .
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Summit boys win one of three at State
The Summit Academy Patriots were edged by eventual champion Mackay in their state opener, bounced back to beat Clark County for the school's first ever win in a state tournament game then lost to Carey in the consolation final. . . .
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Letters to the editor
Letters that appeared in this week's print edition of the Chronicle. . . .
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The Prairie Pirates with their 2nd place state trophy (held by Kyle Daly) and their State Academic Champions Trophy (held by Kyle Holthaus). Back from left are head coach Teel Bruner, assistant coach Scot Schlader, Conner Rieman, Andrew Gabica, Devin Schmidt, Eric Daly, Tyler Forsmann, David Sigler, Seth Guyer and assistant coaches Kevin Chaffee and Pat Holthaus. In front are Branden Waller (standing), manager Seth Chaffee, Beau Schlader, Kyle Daly, Kyle Holthaus, Derek Schaeffer and manager Jake Bruner. Not shown is Joe Schumacher.
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Shown are the main characters from Pinocchio. In front is “Blue Fairy” Candice Williams. Sitting are “Jiminy Cricket” Andreya Nelson and “Pinocchio” Rachel Spencer. Standing from left are “Fox” Kayla Johnson, “Stromboli” Sheldon Klinkefus and “Cat” Chelsea Geis. See story at left for more photos.

Shown with their State Wrestling medals flanking coach Steve Lamont are Brandon Poxleitner, left, and James Jackson, right. Photo by Tannor Ratcliff. Click the photo for a larger view.

Shown from left are Renee’ Eckert, Sherry Holthaus and Mary and John Funke. The Funkes have donated books to Prairie Middle School. See story above left.

Cottonwood Boys Scout Troop #638 attended “Merit Badge University” at LCSC recently. From left are Drew Cochran, Seth Chaffee, Dakota Wilson and Tyler Hankerson. Photo by Shari Chaffee. See story above left.

The Prairie cheerleaders performed a stunt during player introductions at the state championship game. Click on the photo for a larger view.
Gladys Sonnen, center, was recently awarded the women’s 2009 Service Award from the Central Idaho Bowling Association. She is shown with members of the Cottonwood Mixed Bowling League, one of the leagues she bowls on at Prairie Imperial Bowl in Craigmont. Along with the Service Award certificate she received a bowling clock. Click on the photo for a larger view.

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